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Summer School 2019 Wexford

Posted on August 26, 2019

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About 80 trade union delegates from across the island attended the 11th Global Solidarity Summer School in Wexford on 22nd and 23rd August. (Pics available here)

They were welcomed by Maura Bell, Deputy Mayor of Wexford and Michael Wall, Chair of Wexford Trades Council

 The opening address was given by Gerry Murphy, Congress President who summarised global solidarity work over the recvent period and wished dekegates well at the seminar. 

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ITUC Petition to the ILO for a new Social Contract

Posted on May 09, 2019



The current model of globalisation puts profit ahead of people. The flawed rules of the global economy see working people take home an ever-smaller share of the wealth they create while corporations are allowed to extract, exploit and undermine. These rules are human-made and we can change them. It’s time for a New Social Contract between workers, government and business.

In June 2019, governments, workers and employers are coming together for a historic meeting to negotiate the International Labour Organization (ILO)’s Centennial Declaration. This is a once in a generation opportunity to let us fix the global economy and get it working for people.

What do we want:

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